Mrs. Jos. Williard Dies at Home here after long illness
Mrs. Edith Williard, wife of Joseph Williard, a daughter of the late
Jacob Hoeh died at her home on Station street last night at 9:35 o’clock.
An affliction of the heart complicated with other disorders caused her
death after an acute illness of three months.
The deceased was born on the Hoeh farm a short distance south of Punxsutawney,
March 5, 1875. She grew to young womanhood there and 27 years ago became
the wife of Joseph Williard.
She leaves her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Walter Neal of Hillman;
Mrs. Larue Hepburn, at home and one son, Grant of Punxsutawney.
Burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
Date of birth of those who met at last banquet given by Mr. Altman
Jan 13, 1897
Isaac Lewis, Huntingdon, June 1797
Thomas McKee Centre Co October 24, 1801
George Kurtz, Germany November 11, 1792
David Williard, Westmoreland Co 12 June, 1801
Joseph W. Winslow, Maine, December 10, 1804
Isaac Rodgers, Huntingdon, June 1806
John Henry, Armstrong Co October 23, 1801
Alex Findley, Washington Co March 4, 1804
Ellis Evans, Schuylkill Co, Feb 13, 1788
Reuben Hickox, New Haven Connecticut, 11 Nov, 1794
James Pantall, England 12 November, 1778
Jacob Heilburn, Germany April
Obed Morris Bucks County Dec, 1792
James M. Bell New York 18 Oct 18
Jacob F. Wall, Allegheny June 1805
John Drum, Westmoreland Co 12 July 1806
James Winslow Kennebec, Me April 14, 1798
James Carpenter, Wales 21 Dec
Isaac P Carmalt Philadelphia Sept 9, 1805
Samuel Law, Huntingdon Feb 1805
George Weaver, Westmoreland Co Oct 27, 1800
28 Oct, 1940
Margie Ann, infant daughter of Mr. And Mrs. John Williard of Rossiter,
died Monday of pneumonia after a week’s illness and will be buried this
afternoon in Circle Hill cemetery after services.
Grandparents Mrs. Jay Sutter of Covode and sisters Maude and Evelyn
Jane at home.
Aug 5, 1928
Mrs. Elizabeth Williard, wife of Joseph Williard, died in her home
Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock at her home on 301 Oakland Ave after an
illness of several months. Carcinoma caused her death.
The deceased, who was born in Canada, was the daughter of John and
Jeannette Chambers Clarkson.
Following children to a former marriage: Andrew and Harry Smith, Mrs.
Samuel Woodhall of Bellwoods; Mrs. James Neilson, of Clymer; Mrs. Fred
Wingert of this city.
Burial in Coalport Cemetery
Joseph C. Willard, a resident of Troutville, died at his home last
He was born in Indiana Co 19 Dec, 1850. He and his wife, who was Amanda
Knarr, were married 51 years ago on the 11th day of last May and had lived
in Troutville 39 of these 51 years.
One daughter: Mrs. Helen Shaw of Baltimore; two sons Frank of Baltimore
and George of DuBois; one sister, Mrs. Sara Iseman of Reynoldsville and
one brother Frank of Seattle, Washington.
2 Dec, 1936
William H. Williard, a lifelong resident of this city, died in his
home on Station Street.
He was 69 years of age.
The deceased was born near Covode, 15 Sept, 1867, a son of David and
Hannah White Williard. He was united in Marriage to Miss Minerva Hane of
this vicinity, 16 Sept. 1891. To this union one daughter was born.
Mrs. Clyde Pearce of Station Street; two brothers, Clark and Joseph
of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Verna Fryer, of Covode, and Mrs. Robert
Robinson of this city.
Burial Circle Hill Cemetery
Adda Besse Williard, 90 of Mahaffey died Sunday September 15, 1985
in Riverside Hospital Trenton Michigan, while visiting her daughter.
Mrs. Williard was born 30 October 1894 in Pennsylvania, the daughter
of James and Helen Hoyt Isenberg. She was married to Howard Williard, who
preceded her in death.
Surviving relatives include a son, Robert H. Work of Newport News,
Va.; her daughter Betty Brish of Rockwood, Mich.
Interment Burnside Cemetery.
25 May, 1967
Mrs. Belle S. Gourley, 73 for many years directress of nurses at the
Adrian Hospital in Punxsutawney, died Sunday in Jefferson Manor, near Brookville.
Mrs. Gorley was born 9 January, 1894, in Rochester Mills, a daughter
of Conrad and Charlotte Mauk Snyder and married 25 Dec, 1919 to Diltz S.
Gourley who died Sept 20, 1951. Mrs. Gourley was a member of the Presbyterian
Church in Punxsy.
Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Gerald Alice Fetterman and Mrs. Donald
Charlotte Jordan, of Punxsutawney. A sister, Mrs. Catherine Bowser, of
Cleveland, O., and a brother Clyde Snyder of Punxsutawney, RD5.
Interment Circle Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Margaret I. Gourley, 104, a former resident of Big Run and Beaver,
died Thursday 28 Aug, 1986 in the Blair Nursing Home in beaver County after
an extended illness.
Mrs. Gourley was born 6 June, 1882 in Marchand the daughter of David
B. and Mima (Coulter) Allison. She was married to Silas H. Gourley who
preceded her in death in 1962.
Mrs. Gourley lived in Big Run until 1962, in Beaver until 1973 and
in New Wilmington until 1982 when she entered the Blair Nursing Home.
Surviving include three sons: Charles O. Gourley of New Symina Beach,
Florida; George D. Gourley of Monaca and John M. Gourley of McKees Rocks.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Gourley was preceded in death by two
sons, Richard and William.
Interment in Mahoning Union Cemetery in Marchand.
Feb 14, 1907
Lewis Gourley died on February 14, 1907. He was born 14 January 1844,
at the Gourley home near the Perry Presbyterian Church. His parents were
Thomas Gourley, who came to this country from the north of Ireland when
twelve years old and Eleanor Adams Gourley who was born at Sinking Valley,
Pa. His father and mother raised eleven children of whom the following
John Gourley of Elk Run; James Gourley of Big Run; Crawford Gourley,
of Perry Twp; Mrs. Lucinda Grube of Punxsutawney.
He married Miss Sarah Ellwood on 6 March, 1872, who with their daughter
Lucy Crawford, wife of the Rev. Charles R. Wilson and his grandson, William
Lewis Wilson of Logan, Ohio, survive him.
15 March, 1939
Mrs. Ella Evans Gourley, wife of David G. Gourley, died in her home
on Park Avenue this morning after an illness of more than seven years.
She was 62 years of age.
The deceased was born in Punxsutawney, a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. William
Evans. A number of years ago she was united in marriage to David G. Gourley
and settled down in this city to spend the remainder of her life.
Her husband and the following nine sons and daughters are among the
survivors: Mrs. Harold Jenkins of Washington, D.C. William Gourley of Ambridge;
Mrs. M.C. Anthony and Mrs. C.A. Collins of Big Run; Mrs. A.M. Fleming,
Mrs. T.B. Williams and Mrs. Clifford McMillen and Ralph Gourley of this
city; and Emerson Gourley at home.
18 Oct, 1940
Mrs. Jennie Lewis Gourley, wife of Louis Gourley, both former residents
of Punxsutawney, died Friday in the Ida M. Cribbs Methodist Home in Conneautville.
She was the daughter of C.N. and Martha Means Lewis, of Frostburg.
She was reared in the home of her aunt, Mrs. Milton Depp, of Frostburg
and came to Punxsutawney soon after her marriage to Louis Gourley.
23 April, 1972
Earl Gourley, 86, of Elk Run Ave, Punxsutawney, died yesterday in the
Born 2 Oct, 1885 in Frostburg, he was the son of E.C. and Bertha Curry
He was married twice, to Blanche Mauk and Nettie Cochran both of whom
preceded him in death.
Survived by a daughter Mrs. Erla McCall of Punxsutawney; a son John
P., of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Lesta Johnson of Punxsutawney,
and Miss Blanche Gourley of South Orange, N.J. Three brothers, Floyd of
Bethel Park, Dwight of Detroit, and Marcus also of Detroit.
Burial in Circle Hill Cemetery.
Evelyn G. Williams, 92, of Clearwater, Fla., died Tuesday July 25,
1995 at Morton Plant Hospital Clearwater.
She was born 26 May, 1903 in Punxsutawney, the daughter of George W.
and Eveline Baughman Stoke. She was married on 20 June, 1925 to Paul H.
Williams, who preceded her in death.
Surviving include a son, Paul H. Williams, Jr. of Clearwater.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded by her parents; a brother,
Wade A. Stokes; and three sisters; Effie Reams, Mirtie O. Smith and Elsie
Burial in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.
Joseph S. Williams died Saturday in the Indiana Hospital at the age
of 71. He was a former resident of Gypsy.
Born 9 June, 1896, in Banks Twp, Indiana Co, he was the son of Thomas
and Lillian Reed Williams. He was married first to Luella Jean Guthrie
who died in 1954. He later married Estella Donaldson. He resided in Gypsy
until 1950 and later lived in Youngstown and Indiana.
Surviving are his wife, two sons, J. Herbert, of Home, and Charles
of Youngstown, and one daughter, Mrs. Michael Babco, of Punxsutawney. Surviving
also are six sisters, Mrs. William Person, Mrs. Nell Duttry; Mrs. Mae Cessna;
and Mrs. Lillian Brickell of Smithport; Mrs. Jack Elder and Mrs. Stephen
Kraynak of Girard Ohio; and one brother Harry Williams of Glen Campbell.
Burial in Burnside Cemetery.
28 July, 1969
Richard H. Williams died Monday morning in the Adrian Hospital.
The deceased, a lifelong resident of the Punxsutawney area and a brakeman
the past 25 years for the B&O and C&O Railroads was born 24 October,
1909, in Punxsutawney, a son of Clinton Ord and Della Mae Craft Williams.
He was united in marriage December 25, 1939 with Jane Lovelace.
Surviving, in addition to his widow, are a daughter, Mrs. Robert Means
of Valier; one son Donald R. Williams; four sisters and two brothers: Mrs.
S.A. McMullan of Waterloo, Ia.; Mrs. Daniel Griffiths of Hyattsville, Md.;
Mrs. H.W. Meredith of Roanoke, Va.; and Mrs. H.R. Mottarn of Indiana R.D.#.
Wayne Williams of Utica, N.Y. and Thomas W. Williams of Punxsutawney.
4 Feb, 1929
Mrs. Cora Travis, widow of the late Dorsey Travis, of Dayton, died
at the home of her son, Ferdinand, yesterday. She was 69 years old.
She was the daughter of George Lias of Dayton.
Her husband died about 12 years ago.
She is survived by four sons; Ferdinand, Paul, Frank and Ivan all of
Dayton. Two sisters, Mrs. William Parks of Ridgway, and Mrs. Martha Baker
Jan 15, 1927
Walter Travis, aged 22, son of Mr. And Mrs. William Travis, of Reynoldsville,
was instantly killed early Tuesday morning when he came into contact with
a high voltage wire in a mine near Homer city, Indiana Co.
He leaves his parents, and several brothers and sister: Mrs. George
McDonald of Reynoldsville, Mrs. Harry Belnap of East Brady Joseph Travis
Charles Travis of Bellefonte Pa, a former resident of this city died
after a long illness 30 Aug, 1930.
He is survived by his widow and son.
Mrs. A.M. Travis of Luthersburg died Sunday Afternoon May 31 aged 22
years. She was a native of Jefferson Co, her maiden name being Blanche
Shrauger. She is survived by her husband and infant son.
18 March, 1935
J. Frank Travis of Dayton died at the age of 54 years and eight months.
The deceased was born in Dayton a son of Mrs. D.B. Travis and had lived
all his life there.
He was united in marriage to Miss Nettie B.Smathers of Clarion who
with four sons and daughters survive.
The names of the surviving sons and daughters are: Don, Joseph and
Jack of Dayton and Mrs. Elizabeth Boreland of Polk. Three brothers: F.L.,
A.P., and Ivan Travis all of Dayton.
24 May, 1921
Mrs. Ida Elizabeth Travis, wife of Gaskill Travis, of North Point, died
here last night after a brief illness of diabetes at the age of 20 years.
She was a daughter of Nicholas and Julia Conery and was born at Glen
Campbell. About six years ago she was united in marriage to Gaskill Travis.
To this marriage two children survive, Ester and Ord at home.
In addition to the children mentioned above the deceased is survived
by her step-father and mother, Mr. And Mrs. Elmer Pierce of Dayton; one
full sister, Mrs. Clyde Painter and the following half brothers and sisters;
Beatrice and Winfield of Dayton; Mrs. Floyd Pierce of Rochester Mills;
Mrs. Charles Work of Rochester Mills and Patrick Conery of Marion Center
Buried Zion Church Cemetery.
Charles Ferdinand Travis 74, of Dayton, died Sunday, November 17, 1991
at his residence.
Mr Travis was born 8 June, 1917 in Dayton the son of Ferdinand Lias
and Nellie E. Ellenberger Travis.
He is survived by one brother, George M. Travis of Bedford.
Mr. Travis was preceded in death by his parents.
Interment will be at Emory Chapel Cemetery in Wayne Twp, Armstrong
15 July, 1935
Patrick Travis, well and favorably known resident of Reynoldsville
for many years, died in the state hospital, Warren, Saturday evening at
6:45 o'clock, following an extended illness.
He was the son of the late Mr. And Mrs. William Travis and was 43 years
Survived by his widow, six sisters and one brother.
Interment Reynoldsville Cemetery.
6 July, 1942
Mrs. Hannah Jane Travis, a former resident of Punxsutawney area, died
Monday in Buffalo, N.Y., at the age of 80 years.
Mrs. Travis, widow of the late Charles G. Travis, had resided in Buffalo,
N.Y., the past six years.
The deceased was born 17 July, 1861, in Armstrong Co., a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Beck.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons, Mrs. A.C. Josslyn,
and Mrs. James Beck, of Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. Omes Fuller, of East Concord,
N.Y.; Jesse J. Travis of Munderf, and Harry M. Travis, of Punxsutawney,
R.D. 4. These brothers and sisters in addition to 21 grandchildren and
12 great grandchildren also survive: Walter Beck of Dayton, R.D. 1; Jesse
B.Beck of Shelocta; William Beck, of Falls Creek; Mrs. James Neal of Parland
Mills and Mrs. Curt Holben of Lafayette Corners.
Interment Zion Cemetery.
22 Sept, 1959
H. Merrill (Mike) Travis, 56, a lifelong resident of the Smicksberg
area, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning in his home on Smicksburg R.D.
Mr. Travis was born April 11, 1903, in West Mahoning Twp, Indiana Co,
a son of Harry M. and Amy Milliron Travis. He was married 13 Dec, 1922,
to the former Murial Gahagen.
Surviving are his wife and these daughters and a son: Mrs. Yvonne Fisher,
of Washington: Mrs. Dolores Stockdale of Dayton R.D.1; Mrs. Donna Lloyd
and Elmo M. of Smicksburg R.D. 1 A sister, Mrs. Kathleen Lettie of Dayton.
Interment Glade Run Cemetery.
27 Aug, 1960
Ferdinand (Ferd) Lias Travis, a lifelong resident of Dayton, died unexpectedly
Saturday morning at the age of 78 years.
Mr. Travis was born in Dayton 18 Feb, 1882 a son of Dorsey and Cora
Lias Travis. He was married 1 Sept, 1915 to the former Nellie E. Ellengerger.
Surviving are his wife; two sons, Charles of Dayton, and George of
Trafford, a brother A. Paul Travis of Dayton and three grandchildren.
Interment Emory Chapel Cemetery near Dayton.
24 Dec, 1943
Pvt. Ray Sutter, 19, one of nine sons and daughters of Mrs. Zora Sutter,
of Rossiter, was killed in Action in Italy the day before Christmas. His
mother was notified yesterday by the War Department.
The young soldier's father, Lynn Sutter, died several years ago.
Pvt. Sutter leaves his mother and the following brothers and sisters:
Alvis, of the U.S. Army, Charles, Mrs. Tomas Lunger, and Mrs. Eugene Neal
of Rossiter; Mrs. Clay Kanouff of Juneau and Fannie, Bernice and Marvin
Mrs. Anna Sutter died 18 Nov, 1888, age 29
Leaves one son; wife of John Sutter.
2 July, 1943
Jacob Wesley Sutter a native of Locust Lane and former resident of
Punxsutawney, died in his home in Rochester, N.Y. at 7:30 this morning
at the age of 84 years.
The deceased was born 17 June, 1859 a son of Phillip and Barbara Sutter
in Locust Lane and was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Schlemmer of
near this place, when a young man.
10 Nov, 1945
Andrew P. Sutter, prominent coal operator and financier, a life-long
resident of Jefferson County, died in the Adrian Hospital of broncho-pneumonia.
Mr. Sutter was born 20 May, 1866 near Valier the son of Christian and
Lena Peffer Sutter and resided all his 79 years in Valier and vicinity.
He married Jane Henry on 6 June, 1893, and the young couple went to housekeeping
in Valier and had since resided there.
He leaves his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Pansy Bortz, wife of the late
Dennis Bortz, one brother, John, of Valier, and one sister, Mrs. Bertha
Rugh, of Pittsburgh.
Interment Morning side Cemetery, DuBois.
12 May, 1944
Corporal Paul Sutter, of Juneau, killed in Italian Action, in the vicinity
of the Anzio Beachhead, May 12.
Besides his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Paul Sutter, he leaves his wife,
the former Doris Swogger of Aliquappa, one daughter, Janice Pauline, 18
months old, five sisters, Kathryn States; Bessie McHenry, and Esther McHenry
of Aliquippa; Gayle Anderson of Cedarville, Il., and Bonnie Sutter of Akron,
O; and four brothers, Lawrence; Seaman 2-C Donald Lee, somewhere in the
Pacific and Henry and Wayne at home.
19 June, 1915
E. J. Rishell, better known as Jay Rishell, died at Las Vegas, N.M.
on 19 June, 1915 of tuberculosis, aged 20 years.
5 Sept, 1917
Mrs. George Reishel, of near Rossiter, died yesterday morning of diphtheria
at the age of 34.
Mrs. Reishel was a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Peter Bruner of Hillman
before her marriage to George Reishel and had lived at her late home for
the past five years.
She is survived by her husband and two small children, six sisters
and three brothers. Following are the names of the sisters and brothers;
Mrs. Verna Miksell of Mahaffery, Mrs. Harvey Sheesley, of Big Run, Mrs.
Ed Craft, of Big Run; Mrs. C.B. Shields of Punxsutawney, Mrs. Bertha Fetterman,
Indiana; Mrs. Scott Dunn, of Auburn, Wash; Matthew Bruner of big Run; L.H.
Bruner of Buffalo N.Y. and Simon Bruner, of Hillman.
Interment Steffy Chapel.
Olivette, the six year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Griff Rishell of
East Mahoning Street, died yesterday of pneumonia after a brief illness.
Interment greenwood Cemetery.
2 Oct 1921
Mrs. Mary A. Mogle, widow of the late James Mogle, of Covode, died
Sunday morning at the home of her nephew, Dallas L. Depp, of Cloe.
She was the daughter of Phineas and Susan Cameron, pioneer residents
of this section, was 79 years of age. Burial at Covode.
John Mogle, a native of Covode, Indiana Co, and one of the best known
farmers of this section, died at the home of his daughter Mrs. Ch. H. Neal
of Big Run after a prolonged illness, aged 88 years.
Born and reared at Covode, Indiana Co, where he resided practically
all his life.
He leaves the following sons and daughters: W. A. of Punxsutawney;
Samuel of Knoxdale; Mrs. Minnie Dillman of Reynoldsville; Mrs. Effie Penman,
of Homer City; Mrs. John Barr, of Indiana; Mrs. C.H. Neal of Big Run; Mrs.
Myra Weiss of Punxsutawney; Orin of Rossiter. He also leaves one brother,
George of Oak Tree and two sisters, Mrs. James Bell and Mrs. Thompson Sadler
Burial in Circle Hill Cemetery.
Fern V. Mogle, 82, of Hamilton, died Wednesday, 28 Jan, 1987 at Punxstutawney
Mrs. Mogle was born 18 October, 1904 in North Point, the daughter of
Clark and Lillie Harrison Reitz. She was married to Stanley Mogle.
Surviving include her husband, Stanley Mogle; one son Robert Mogle
of Valier; two daughters: Mrs. Donald (Jean) Altman of Punxsutawney, and
Mrs. Harold (Norma) McCray of Santa Ana, Calif; one sister, Mrs. George
(Avanelle) Crissman of Washington State.
She was preceded in death by two infant children and a brother, Guy
4 June, 1917
Clark Mogle, was instantly killed at Jamestonwn, N.Y., on Saturday
evening last when he was struck by a train.
The deceased was the son of Samuel Mogle, formerly of Punxsutawney
and now of Green Valley, this county.
10 Sept, 1941
Enoch C. Mogle, a lifelong resident of Bell Twp, died Wed. morning
in his home in the 74th year of his life.
The deceased was born 21 Oct, 1867 in Bell twp, and 44 years ago took
Stella Solley for his bride.
He leaves his wife and six sons as follows: George, Birt and Avon of
Everett; Ithamar of Rossiter; Clair of Connellsville, and Revere at home.
Burial in Burnside Cemetery.
15 Jan, 1933
A. B. Mogle died at the home of his son, G. A. Mogle of Juneau at the
age of 65 years.
The deceased was born in Hamilton, a son of the Late Mr and Mrs. W.A.
Mogle, and had lived all of his life with the exception of 12 years spent
in Ohio, in that community.
When a young man he was united in marriage to Miss Nancy Smith who
died a number of years ago.
He was united in marriage the second time to Miss Laura Travis, who
also preceded him in death.
He leaves five sons and two daughters to mourn his death: S. C. and
Ira Mogle of Barberton, Oh.; Mrs. Lee McElroy of East Brady; G. A.of Juneau;
Stanley of Hamilton; Miss Beatrice Mogle of Akron, and Oliver, of Michigan.
Interment in the Rossiter Catholic Cemetery.
29 Oct, 1959
Mrs. Rachel Elizabeth Mogle, 61, a resident of McGee’s Mills the past
13 years and before that a resident of Rossiter, near here, died Thursday
morning in the Adrian Hospital here following a brief illness from a heart
Born in Bell Twp, Clearfield Co, 11 June, 1898, a daughter of John
E. and Alice Gartly Ross, she was married in 1923 to Ithamar E. Mogle.
Surviving are these sons and daughters, Ithamar Mogle, Jr., of Niagara
Falls; Richard Mogle of Greenfield, Ind; Mrs. Reuben MacGregor, of Cheverly
Manor Md., and Mrs. Michael Magda, of Cleveland, Oh. She leaves also her
mother, Mrs. Alice Ross of Mahaffey: these brothers and sisters, Dorothea
Ross and Harold Ross, of Mahaffey; J. Mencharel Ross, of Mahaffey R.D.
2; Robert Ross of Tonawanda, N.Y.; James Ross of Lewiston, N.Y and Philip
Interment New Washington Cemetery.
Anna Marie Mogle, 78 of Corry died Sunday 23 Sept, 1984 in the home
of her son in Clinton, N.Y.
Mrs. Moble was born in Cloe on 1 November 1905 the daughter of bErt
and Edith Painter Bargerstck. She attended Punxsutawney High School and
married 22 July, 1925 to Guy Mogle who survives.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Guy Mogle, of Corry; two sons:
Thomas Mogle of Buffalo, N.Y; Rodman Mogle of Clinton, N.Y.
11 Jan, 1913
Asthma caused the death of James C. Mogle, a well-known resident of
Covode, Indiana Co., and veteran of the Civil War, on Saturday afternoon
at 4:30 o'clock.
The deceased was aged 73 years and 9 months.
Born and reared in the section in which he died, the deceased was one
of the most widely known men in Indiana County. Early in life he farmed,
but ill health compelled him to give up active work a number of years ago.
He enlisted in Company A of the 105th Pa regt in 1862 and he served with
distinction until the close of the war.
He is survived by his wife, two brothers and two sisters: Joseph and
George Mogle of Rossiter; Mrs. Thomas Saddler of Punxsutawney; Mrs. James
Bell of McCalmont Twp.
Burial in the Presbyterian Cemetery.
Elizabeth "Betty" Mogle, 74 of Grand Rapids, Michigan, formerly of
308 Pa. Avenue Punxsutawney, died Friday 29 July, 1988 in Grand Rapids.
Mrs. Bogle was born 27 June, 1914 in Punxsutawney, the daughter of
Joseph and Mary Hardick. She was married to Elmer M. Mogle who preceded
her in death.
She is survived by one son, Dr. Dennis P. Mogle, D.O. of Grand Rapids,
Mich; and two sisters; Mrs. Ann Bilski and Mrs. Helen Herman, both of Cleveland,
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Mogle was preceded by her parents,
one son, David Mogle and one brother Joseph Hardick.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
27 Jan, 1925
Funeral services for James Mogle, son of R. P. Mogle, of Cloe who had
his skull fractured, when his car was demolished at the Williams crossing
by the noon Northbound yesterday, will be held Thursday afternoon at the
home of his father in Cloe beginning at 1 o'clock. Interment will be made
in the Clover Run Cemetery.
He is survived by his father R.P. Mogle of Cloe and the following brothers
and sisters; Guy, Robert, Elizabeth, John and Esther all at home.
Mrs. Mogle, mother of the dead youth, died eight months ago.
14 April, 1925
George W. Mogle, one of the most highly respected residents of Hamil
and a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home Monday at 3 o'clock at
the age of 87 years.
Born in Covode a son of Mr. And Mrs. George Mogle and lived his entire
life in the northern part of Indiana Co. When the call to arms for the
Civil War came he enlisted in Company M, 100th Regt of Pa. Volunteers and
fought throughout the struggle. Returning to Indiana Co after the conflict
he was married and went to farming which he followed throughout his life.
He leaves his widow, four sons and one sister. The sons are E.C. Mogle
of McGee’s Mills; Archie of Cloe; James of Cumberland, Md; and Martin of
Echo. The sister is Mrs. Thompson Sadler of this place.
2 May, 1925
The following additional data on the death of G. W. Mogle, Civil War
veteran, who died at his home in Rochester Mills recently, has been sent
to the Spirit by Mrs. Mogle, widow of the deceased:
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Latrobe. His first wife
was Mary Ellen Wetzell, sister of Samuel Wetzel, of this place.
The widow, who survives, was formerly Margaret A. Lakell of New York
Mr. Mogle was a prisoner in the Libby prison. He had two honorable
21 Oct, 1958
Services were held Friday for the late R. M. Mogle of Barberton, Oh.,
a former resident of Hamilton, who died 21 Oct, in his home after a lingering
illness. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery near Barberton.
He is survived by a son, Herbert, at home; two brothers Stanley Mole,
of Hamilton; Oliver Mogle of Smith Creek, Mich; and sisters Bernice Jay
of Akron and Mrs. Lee McElroy of East Brady.
13 Aug, 1930
Donald G. Mogle, three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mogle of
Hamilton, died last night in this city of dysentery after a brief illness.
The boy was born in Hamilton and leaves his parents, one brother, Robert,
and two sisters, Norma and Dorothy, at home
Burial in the White Church Cemetery.
15 May, 1952
James Mogle, 13 , son of Ira Mogle, of Barberton, Ohio and Mrs. Melvin
Burkett of Plumville, was killed Thursday evening when he was hit by an
automobile near his Barberton home.
Mrs. Burkett is the former Eva Kerr, a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. A.
S. Kerr of Punxsutawney R.D. No details of the accident were available.
James was born in Barberton 6 Dec, 1938. He is survived by his maternal
granparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kerr, his mother and father, a brother, Herbert
Mogle, of Barberton and a half-sister Marian Burkett, of Plumville.
Interment Oakmont Cemetery Barberton.
Avon S. Mogle, 88, died Monday, 18 Oct, 1993 at the home of his son
at Wyoming, Del.
Surviving are his son, Joseph F. Mogle, with whom he made his home
of Wyoming, Del; two daughters: Sonja J. Rhoads of Hummelstown and Sharon
Kay Jackson of Milwaukee, Wisc.
Interment in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burnside.
Leonard W. Schlemmer, 75, of Punxsutawney R.D. 7, Bell Twp, died Monday,
8 November 1993 at home.
Mr. Schlemmer was born 18 June, 1918 in Aultman, Indiana Co, the son
of William W. and Amelia Caroline Anderson Schlemmer.
Surviving relatives include three sons: Robert W. Schlemmer of Murrysville,
Gary L. Schlemmer of Valencia, and David A. Schlemmer of Punxsutawney R.D.
7; two sisters: Mrs. Agnes George of Marion center, and Mrs Edna Mae Craft
of Graceton; and three brothers: Carl Schlemmer of Rossiter, James Schlemmer
of Homer City, and Thomas Schlemmer of Youngstown, Ohio.
Interment in Circle Hill cemetery.
Schlemmer, Leonard Wayne
Son of William Wayne Schlemmer b 26 Dec, 1897, Punxsutawney, Pa
Died 7 October, 1972, Graceton, Indiana Co., Pa
m. 25 July 1917 Punxsutawney Pa Amelia Caroline Anderson
Amelia born 18 Sept 1899, Walston, Jefferson Co., Pa d 8 May, 1979,
Indiana, Indiana Co, Pa.
Leo F. Schlemmer, Elwood City, died Wednesday evening, 19 Sept, 1979
in his home at the age of 83.
Mr. Schlemmer was born in Punxsutawney on 27 Jan, 1896 the son of William
D. and Mary Elizabeth Barnett Schlemmer. He was married in 1917 to Hazel
I. Himes who preceded him in death in 1971.
Surviving include five daughters: Mrs. J. Kenneth (Ethel) Bollinger,
Mrs. Clyde (Elsie) McKinney, Jr., Mrs. Jack (June) Shaffer, Mrs Russell
(Leona) Radaker, Mrs. Robert (Marjory) Ferrese, all of Elwood City area;
two sisters, Miss Sarah Schlemmer, Mrs Edna Smith both of Punxsutawney.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.
Interment in Sylvania Halls Memorial Park in Elwood City.
Mrs. Amelia C. Schlemmer, Graceton, died Tuesday 8 May, 1979 in the
Indiana Hospital at the age of 79.
Mrs. Schlemmer was born in Jefferson Co on 18 Sept, 1899 a daughter
of Theodore and Frederica Burkholtz Anderson.
Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.
23 Oct, 1971
Hazel I. Schlemmer a native of Walston, died Saturday in the St. Francis
Hospital in New Castle, at the age of 71.
Interment was in the Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, near Elwood City.
Mrs. Schlemmer was born 3 July, 1900 in Walston, a daughter of Homer
and Mary Buchanan Himes and in 1917 was united in marriage with Leo F.
Surviving in addition to her husband are five daughters: Mrs. J. Kenneth
Bollinger, Mrs. Clyde McKinney, Sr., Mrs. Jack Shaffer, Mrs. Russell Radaker
and Mrs. Robert Ferrese all of Ellwood City.
3 November, 1969
George M. Schlemmer, 62, of Punxsutawney R.D. died yesterday of a heart
He was born 13 May, 1907 in Punxsutawney, a son of Martin and Laura
Palmer Schlemmer and 17 Aug, 1941 was married to Helen Kraynak.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are a son, Robert, three grandchildren.
23 Dec, 1903
John Schlemmer, who resides on the old Schlemmer homestead between
Troutville and Big Run, died of smallpox last Wednesday morning and was
buried on the farm beside the grave of his brother George, an account of
whose death from the same disease appeared in the Spirit two weeks ago.
John was 27 years of age and unmarried.
Funeral services will be held Saturday for Mrs. Ethel C. Schlemmer
of 999 Heidrick Street, Clarion, a former resident of Kittanning, who died
Wednesday, 25 Dec, 1974 in Clarion Osteopathic Community Hospital. She
was 77 years of age.
Mrs. Schlemmer was born 23 June, 1897 in Flinton, Cambria Co, a daughter
of Thad A. and Lou Flanagan and was married to Carl W. Schlemmer who died
28 May, 1953. Surviving are a son, Charles A. Schlemmer of Punxsutawney,
and a sister Mrs. Alfred (Laduska) Mayer of Mt. Pleasant, Pittsburgh.
1 Feb, 1972
Mrs. Nan Barr Schlemmer, 77, a native of Brookville, died Thursday
in the St. Francis Hospital in New Castle.
Mrs. Schlemmer was born 12 Feb, 1895 in Brookville a daughter of Samuel
and Mary Drummond Barr and was married to Arthur C. Schlemmer who died
Surviving are three sons and three daughters, William and Arthur Schlemmer
and Mrs. Ernest Saltini, of Elwood City; Sgt. Frederick Schlemmer with
the Air Force in Germany and the Misses Mary and Lois Schlemmer at home.
1 April, 1948
Mrs. Laura Schlemmer, 77, a resident for over 50 years died early this
morning in the Adrian Hospital of a heart condition following a four months
The deceased was born in Frostburg, 12 Feb, 1871, a daughter of George
and Martha Bowersock Palmer and was married to Martin Schlemmer in 1908.
Surviving are one son, George Schlemmer of Chicago; a daughter Mrs.
Gladys Skinner of this city; one sister, Mrs. Etta Mann of Detroit; one
brother Joseph Palmer of Valier.
1 June, 1953
Funeral services were held yesterday in Kittanning for Carl Schlemmer,
57, Punxsutawney native who died suddenly Friday. Mr. Schlemmer, a resident
of Kittanning the past 23 years was owner of the Schlemmer and Sons store
The deceased was a son of Charles H. and Priscilla Dunmire Schlemmer.
Surviving are his wife Ethel C; his mother of this city: a son, Charles
of Kittanning and two sisters, Mrs. William Hogan, of this city and Mrs.
Ted Heitzenrater of Niagra Falls, N.Y.
James McClinsey, son of Mr. And Mrs. Andrew McClinsey of near Troutville,
who died while serving his country in the American Expeditionary Forces
in France, will be buried in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery at Clover Run Sunday
afternoon at 2:00 p.m.
The body arrived in New York City last week but was held at the docks
for inspection until yesterday, when it arrived at Sykesville, and was
taken overland to the L. H. Ried undertaking parlors. Private McClinsey's
was the first body to arrive in Pa from France.
He was 22 years old
20 Feb, 1991
Perry McClinsey, 85, of 331 Dawn Drive, Akron, Ohio , died Wednesday
Born 24 May, 1905 in Brady Twp, he was the son of John McClinsey and
M. Estella Bloom. He was married to Hilda Hall for 56 years. She preceded
him in death 20 Sept, 1989. On 24 Nov, 1990 he married Mabel May Hayes.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three stepsons; one stepdaughter;
a brother, Lewis Bloom of Luthersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Burial in Akron Rose Hill Cemetery.
Services will be held Sunday for Stanley Clair Bowser of RD1 Dayton,
who died Thursday 22 April, 1976 in his home at the age of 61.
Mr. Bowser was born 2 October, 1914 in West Mahoning Twp, Indiana Co,
a son of Harvey M. and Ora Lucy Shaffer Bowser and was married 11 November
1941 to the former Vera Leone Shaum.
Surviving are his wife; his mother Mrs. Ora Bowser of Girard, Ohio;
two daughters, Mrs. Earl (Louise) Lightner of RD 2 Kittanning, and Mrs.
Edward (Maxine) Barrett of RD1 Dayton; a son William H. Greenville; three
brothers, John W. Bowser of Sandy Creek, N.Y. and Clifton R. Bowser of
Erie; Harry L. Bowser of Dayton and two sisters, Mrs. Dale (Lucille) Coleman
and Mrs. Melvin Adams of Girard, Ohio.
31 July, 1934
Wade N. Bowers, of Springdale, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Bowers, of Gaskill
Twp, died Saturday morning in the New Kensington Hospital of pneumonia
following an attack of influenza. He was 43 years of age.
The deceased was born in Gaskill Twp, a son of Henry M. and Elizabeth
Geist Bowers Aug 9, 1891, and was united in marriage to Miss Nellie Cassidy.
He is survived by his mother, his widow and the following children;
Francis, Esther, Donna, James, Dale and Harrold at home in Springdale.
The following brothers and sisters also survive. H. Clyde Bowers, Blaine
M., Theodore R., Mrs. Olen Wineberg, Mrs. Paul Rimer all of Gaskill Twp,
and Mrs. McKinley Barrett of Altoona.
Interment in the Bowers Cemetery.
17 July, 1937
Michael Bowers, a well-known resident of Indiana Co, died in the home
of his daughter, Mrs Joseph Limrick, near Rossiter Saturday afternoon.
He was 80 years old
The deceased was born in Indiana Co 15 Sept, 1857 a son of Abram and
He was united in marriage to Miss Sara Ross, who died several years
He is survived by one son and two daughters: William Bowers, of Big
Run; Mrs. Anna Limrick, and Mrs. Elizabeth States, both of near Rossiter.
Two sisters: Mrs. Jennie Fuller, of Mammoth, Ore., and Mrs. Della Bratton,
of Johnstown, also survive.
Rev Theodore Bowers, 78, died Friday 10 June, 1983 after a brief illness.
Rev. Bowers was born 24 Oct, 1904 in Denton, Md., the son of Henry
M. and Elizabeth C. Bowers.
Surviving include two sisters: Mrs. Blanche Wineberg of Punxsutawney
RD and Mrs. Rossie Barrett of Punxsutawney R.D.
Philip R. Bowers, RD2 Punxsutawney (Banks Twp, Indiana Co.) died Sat
31 Dec, 1977 in Maple Avenue Hospital, Dubois.
Mr. Bowers was born 14 July 1911 in Gaskil Twp, Jefferson Co., the
son of Bert and Mae Neil Bowers. He was married to Gay Gowin Bowers who
Surviving relatives include: his wife; two sons; Mr. James R. Rossiter
RD1; Keith, RD 2 Punx'y; four sisters; Mrs. Jenneva Keller, Mrs. Mary Batche,
Akron, Ohip; Mrs. Grace Gaston, Rossiter; Mrs. Nell Mikesell RD 1 Rossiter;
two brothers; James Rossiter RD 1; Donald Rossiter.
6 Dec, 1956
Mrs. Elizabeth C. Bowers, 88, a lifelong resident of Gaskill Twp, died
in her home Thursday after a long illness.
The deceased was born 18 June, 1868 in Ringold, a daughter of Harry
and Abby Shaffer Geist. She was married 11 Oct, 1887 to Henry M. Bowers,
who preceded her in death 22 years ago.
Surviving are three sons and three daughters: Henry C. Bowers and Rossie
Barrett, at home; Blaine Bowers of Smithport; Theodore Bowers, of New Florence,
Pa; Mrs. Blanche Wineberg, of Punxsutawney RD2 and Mrs. Ruth Rimer, of
Interment in Bowers Cemetery, near Big Run.
16 Dec, 1954
Robert Bowers, 81, a native of Punxsutawney, died in his Vandergrift
Mr. Bowers was born 8 Aug, 1873, a son of James and Jane Barclay Bowers.
He was married in 1898 to the former Clara Weaver.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Mrs. John C. Ankeny
and Mrs. James G. Pattillo of Long Island N.Y.
Interment in Vandergrift Cemetery.
1 November, 1957
Paul C. Bowers, 48, brother of Ray I Bowers of this city, died Friday
in the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning after a long illness.
Mr. Bowers was born in Punxsutawney 18 Jan, 1909 a son of Harvey G.
and Lilly Cessna Bowers.
Surviving is a brother Ray I. Bowers, of North Main St., Punxsutawney.
One brother Frank W. preceded him in death.
Interment will be in the Circle Hill Cemetery.
12 Aug, 1974
A lifetime resident of the Punxsutawney and Big Run areas, Arthur R.
Bowers, Sr. of R.D. 4 Punx'y passed away yesterday at the home of his daughter.
Mr. Bowers was the son of William and Emmaline Fulton Bowers and was
born in Hillsdale on 1 April, 1911
A veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict, Mr. Bowers
was a retired career man in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Yohe Bowers; one daughter Mrs.
Russel (Dolores) Adams of Hamilton, three sons: Michael and Arthur Jr,
both of Lockport, New York, and William of Stump Creek. He is also survived
by 13 grandchildren.
Interment in McClure Cemetery in Big Run.
21 May, 1973
Mrs. Sarah States Bowers, of Girard, O., a former resident of the Rossiter
area, died Sunday in girard at the age of 77 years.
Mrs Bowers was born in 1895 in tIndiana County, a daughter of Aaron
and Maria Seger States and was married to Glen Bowers who died in April
Surviving are two sons, Earl and Charles Bowers, of Youngstown Ohio.
Funeral services wil be held Tuesday for I. Ray Bowers of 511 North
Main Street, Punxsutawney, who died Saturday 13 July, 1974 at the Blose
MCGregor Health Care Center here. He was 87 years of age.
Mr. Bowers, a well known business in the Punxs'y area was born 6 April,
1887 in Winslow, a son of Harvey G. and Lily Mae Cessna Bowers and was
married in Sept, 1925 to Frances Lund, who died 4 October, 1972.
Surviving are the following cousins, Misses Sarah and Edith Bowers,
George C. Bowers, Mrs. Nellie Hause and Wayne Cessna.
19 Dec, 1923
Isaac Bowers, a lifelong resident of gaskill Twp, died at his home
last evening at eleven o'clock of pneumonia.
Mr bowers was 85 years of age and was born a short distance from where
he died, having spent his entire life in that section. He had been ill
The deceased was a son of Mr. And Mrs. Philip Bowers. Mr. Bowrs was
married twice: first to Miss Margaret Jewel and the second time to Miss
He is survived by three sons and three daughters: John of Akron, Peter,
of Canton; Morris of Boliver; Mrs. Ralph Pierce of Arsonville; Mrs. Wesley
Pierce of DuBois; and Mrs. Martha Harkins at home.
5 Feb, 1919
Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Bowers died yesterday morning at the home of her
son, Philip H. Bowers of Winslow, with whom she made her home
Mrs. Bowers was born at Elders Ridge, Indiana Co, in Sept, 1836, but
since 12 years of age has resided on the farm where she died.
Her husband John Bowers, died in 1857. She is survived by three children,
namely Philip B. Bowers of Winslow, who resdides on the old homestead;
Mrs. Catherine Colkitt, of this place; and Harvey S. Bowers of Greenwood
29 Dec, 1944
Howard a. ley who died suddenly in his home on North findley Street
Friday noon, was laid to rest Monday.
He leaves a sister, Mrs. S.F. Wible of Dover, O., and two daughters.
11 April, 1956
Mrs. Ruth M. Leh, 62, a native of Reynoldsville
Mrs. Leh was born in Reynoldsville 4 June, 1893, the daughter of Ralph
and Esther Colvin McKee. The family formerly lived on Fifth St. There.
Mrs. Leh's mother later married A.J. Pollit and moved to St. Marys, Ohio
Mrs. Leh was a graduate of Indiana State Teachers college in Indiana.
She was married in St. Marys, Ohio, to attorney Marcus C. Leh on July 17,
1917. Her husband died in 1942.
Surviving are three sons, Marcus C. Leh of San Metic, Calif; donald
E Leh, of Greeley, and James R. Leh, a junior at Princeton University.
One sister, Helen, of Cloversville, N.Y. wife of the Rev Lester E. Beebe,
former Reynoldsville minister.
11 Sept, 1966
Mrs. Albert Bowers of Ford City, R.D.1 a native of Punxs'y died in
her home yesterday following a long illness.
Mrs. Bowers was the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Walter Kromer, who now
reside on Indiana RD3. The deceased was born in Punxsutawney on 1 Feb,
1917 and was united in marriage with Kenneth Bowers 30 June, 1949.
Surviving in addition to her parents and husband, are two brothers;
Raymond of Indiana and Melvin of North Tonawanda, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs.
Delbert Nichols of Hunkers, Pa; a son Kenneth, at home; and a daughter
Diane, also at home
Interment in the Dunkard Cemetery near Rural Valley.
29 Oct, 1932
Lee Ferry of Buffalo, N.Y. died suddenly Friday afternoon about 3 o'clock
in the 45th year of his age. Heart trouble is said to have been the cause.
The deceased was born in Dubois, a son of Mr. And Mrs. A.J. Ferry,
both of whom died a number of years ago. He came to this city with his
parents when a boy and made his home here until about 20 years ago when
he moved to Buffalo and united in marriage to Miss Helen Schumacher. At
the time of his death he was manager of the ward and Ward Bakeries.
He leaves his widow and the following brothers and sisters to mourn
his death; Mrs. Clark Williard, Fred Ferry and Mrs. George Depp, of this
city; George of Kitanning; James of Weston, W.Va and Mrs. William Crawford
30 March, 1943
James Walter Ferry, son of A.J. Ferry died Tuesday at the Aspinwall
Hospital where he was receiving treatments. He served in the Spanish-American
War. He leaves his widow and two sons, James and Thomas.
Ferry was a brother of Mrs. Clark
17 May, 1962
Mrs. Mary Grace Carney, of Sykesville, died Thursday in the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Orville Berringer, of DuBois. She was 79 years of age.
Mrs. Carney was born Dec 21, 1882 in Prescottville, a daughter of george
and Effie Mowrey, and was married 28 May, 1901 to William Carney in DuBois.
Surviving daughters: Mrs. Ann Berringer, Mrs. Tila Bush and Mrs. Lula
Haddow, Sykesville and Mrs. Leona Timmis, Pittsburgh; four sons Arthur
and Charles Edward, Sykesville; Robert D. DuBois and Roland, Ravenna, O.
Also surviving are four sisters: Miss Katherine Mowrey, Miss Willette
Mowrey and Mrs. Clara Reddecliffe, Sykesville, and Mrs. Mildred Stauffer,
Soldier; six brothers, Claude and Harry of Sykesville; Charles Coldier;
Arthur, DuBois; William Winterhaven, Fla., and Leroy, Harmony.
4 Jan, 1966
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Carney, a lifelong resident of Reynoldsville
RD 2 community, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Paul A. Welton
Funeral Home, Sykesville.
Burial will be in Shaffer memorial Park, Sykesville
Mrs. Carney, widow of James Carney, died Tuesday in the Maple Ave Hospital,
DuBois, she was 82
She was born 29 May, 1883 in Soldier, daughter of William and Jane
Colkitt Youhe. She was married to James Carney. He died in 1947.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Jehu, Sykesville; and Annie
Carney, at home; three sons John, Pittsburgh; and James and William at
home. A brother, John, Sigel
Two daughters and three sons also preceded her in death.
31 March, 1993
John James "Pish" Carney, 82, a resident of the DuBois Nursing Home
and formerly of RD2, Reynoldsville, died Wednesday a the nursing home
He was born 15 March, 1911, in Soldier, a son of James and Margaret
Survivors include a sister, annie Carney, of Soldier and numerous nieces,
nephews and cousins.
24 Nov, 1968
James B. Carney of Church Street, Big Run, died Sunday in Jefferson
Manor in Brookville, at the age of 67.
Born 3 Feb, 1901, in Altoona, he was a son of Joseph and Sara Stalb
Carney and was married 7 Dec, 1933 to Mildred Randall.
Surviving are his wife; four daughters and a son, Mrs. Mildred Buffington
and Joseph of Punxs'y; Mrs. Alice Link of Glenshaw; Mrs. Sally Jorday of
Syracuse, and Mrs. Sue Wolf of Allison Park. Three sisters, Mrs. Lorraine
Schnell and Mrs. Anita Metzger of Dentor, N.J. and Mrs. Alean Hevessy of
Ft Lauderdale, Fla.
Interment at Calvary Cemetery
3 March, 1923
Thomas Williams, young son of Mr. And Mrs. Thomas J. Williams of Kittanning,
a grandson of Mrs. Elizabeth Williams of Cleveland Street, West End, was
shot and instantly killed Saturday.
With several other boys he was shooting at a target with a 22-calibre
rifle. During a lull in the firing he said he would go up and see who was
making the best score. One of the other boys said "if you do I'll shoot
you." Tom went and the boy shot him in the back, killing him instantly.
This is according to a report received by Mrs. Harry Crawford, of this
place, an aunt of the dead boy She also stated that the whereabouts of
the youngster who did the shooting are unknown.
21 Oct, 1918
Thomas Williams, aged 40, died at his home on Perry Street at 1:30 p.m.
yesterday of Spanish influenza.
Mr. Williams had been sick just a week, and at the time of his son
George's death Sunday, was not expected to live.
He leaves his widow, who prior to her marriage was Miss Mary Ann Morgan
of walston and four children: Elley, Richard, Elma and Mary.
A double funeral was held this aftrnoon
7 Aug, 1916
Mrs. Carrie Williams, a well known resident of Reynoldsville, died
Sunday at 1 o'clock a.m., of heart trouble. She was 51 years of age. Four
children survive her. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at the home.
Rev. Charles will officiate. Burial in the Reynoldsville Cemetery
7 Aug, 1916
H. Arthur McCaskey of Reynoldsville, died Sunday morning at 2 o'clock.
He is survived by his wife and nine children. Funeral services will be
held tomorrow morning at the home
7 Aug, 1916
Mrs. Robert Muir, a highly esteemed resident of Reynoldsville, died
on Thursday night, aged 72 years. Four children survive her: James, George,
Robert and Mrs. Albert Strauss, all of Reynoldsville.
David Williams, a former resident of Punxsutawney and for years a resident
of Rossiter, who died in Johnstown Saturday, was buried in Union Cemetery
following services in the Presbyterian church at Rossiter.
The deceased was formerly in charge of the Singer Sewing Machine agency
in Punxsutawney and had many friends here. He was 73 years of age at the
time of his death. He has one daughter, Mrs. David Groves, living in Rossiter.
29 April, 1924
Mrs. Elizabeth Wiliams, widow of the late John W. Williams, died at
her home 202 Cleveland Street, this city, at 8:20 o'clock yesterday morning
after a comparatively brief illness, aged 80 years, three months and 29
The deceased had lived in Punxsutawney for 35 years, residing the entire
time in the home in which death came to her yesterday. She was born in
Merthyn Tydvil, Wales and came to this country when a young girl, living
for a number of years in Tioga County. Her husband, John W. Williams, died
September 18, 1910.
She leaves the following sons and daughters, all of whom were at her
bedside when death came: Mrs. Mary Ann Williams and Mrs. Wylie Coffman,
of Youngstown, Ohio: William W., of Sagamore: Thomas J., of Kittanning:
James M. of Indiana; John J., and Mrs. Evor Griffith of this ciry and Mrs
HarryA. Crawford, who made her home with her mother.
9 Dec, 1967
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday for Pfc. David J. Mogle, 19
of 308 Pa Avenue, Punxsutawney who was fatally injured Saturday in a traffic
accident in Washington, D.C.
Pfc. Mogle was a son of Elmer and Betty Hardick Moge. He was born in
Punxsutawney 12 May, 1948. He was graduated from the Saints and Cosmas
and Damain High School where he was a star basketball player.surviving
in addition to his parents, is a brother, Dennis who attends St. Vincent
10 Oct, 1968
Elmer m. Mogle of 308 Pa Avenue, Punxsutawney, died yesterday in the
Veterans Hospital in Altoona at the age of 55.
Born 10 Sept, 1913 in Punxsutawney, he was a son of Merl and May Morris
Mogle and was married to the former Betty Hardick. A lifelong resident
of the Punxsutawney area, he was formerly employed with the Punxsutawney
Beef and Provision Company for 25 years and later was employed by the Punxsutawney
Surviving are his wife; a son, Dennis, at home; four sisters, Mrs.
Zelda Kunselman, of St Petersbrg, Fla; Mrs. Helen Kissel of Saddlebrook,
N.J.; Mrs. Bernice DePaw of Ovid, N.Y. and Catherine R. Greenawalt, of
Burial in Calvary Cemetery
20 Nov, 1971
Mrs. Laura Mogle of South Mountain, Pa, died Saturday in the South
Mountain Hospital at the age of 80.
Born 2 July, 1891, in Porter, she was the daughter of George and Ann
Van Horn Travis. She was married to Alvin Mogle who preceded her in death
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles Jay, of Akron, Ohio; and two
sons Stanley Mogle of Hamilton; and Oliver, of Smith Creek, Michigan.
27 May, 1924
Mrs. Alice Mogle, wife of R.T. Mogle of Cloe, died at midnight last
night of a complication of diseases at the age of 44 years. She had been
ill for sometime.
The deceased was born in Clearfield County, a daughter of Mr. And Mrs.
Joseph Davidson and had lived near Rossiter for about 25 years, coming
to Cloe about four years ago.
She is survived by her husband and the following children; Guy, James,
Elizabeth, Robert, John and Esther, all at home. Three sisters and two
brothers also survive; Mrs. Adam Bishop, of Rossiter; Mrs. Frank Winebarg,
of Albion; Miss Elizabeth Davison, of Punxsutawney and William and Ernest
Davidson of Mahaffey.
Interment made in Clover Run cemetery.
29 Dec, 1918
William D. Mogle, son of Mrs. Taylor Mogle, of near Rosmoyne, died
Sunday morning of pneumonia, following influenza.
He leaves his widow, two small children, his mother and the following
brothers and sisters; Merl E. of Punxs'y; Claud of DuBois, Jacob of Smicksburg;
Mrs. Aaron Hauck of Marion Center, and Mrs. David Kerr of Plumville
Burial in the Smicksburg Cemetery.
15 May, 1960
Funeral services will be held in Indiana this afternoon for Jacob Verne
Mogle, 68, of indiana RD2 a native of Smicksburg, who died Sunday in the
Born 20 May, 1890, in Smicksburg, he was a son of William and Sarah
Survivors include his wife, Zoma, and the following sons and daughter:
Clair, Mrs. Kathryn Smith, Joseph and Gene; Robert and Mrs. Donna Bostaph;
One brother, Claude, DuBois and one sister, Mrs. Grace Houk, Marion Center
Interment will be in Smicksburg Cemetery.
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